A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (42 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 10:59:25 / January 24, 2016 @ 10:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:59:25 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak12496940. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12496940. Exact location of event, longitude -153.0421 West, latitude 59.8039 North, depth = 101 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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